Hilaria Thomas is a famous fitness and wellness expert, best known for working as a lifestyle correspondent of television news magazine, ‘Extra.’ She is the co-founder of ‘Yoga Vida,’ a chain of studios. Hilaria has always strived toward taking the benefits of yoga to the world. In order to achieve her goal, she released a workout DVD named ‘Home with Hilaria Baldwin’ and a wellness book titled ‘The Living Clearly Method.’ Her effort has been acknowledged by many journals, including the ‘New York Times’ and ‘Elle.’ Hilaria has also been featured in famous American talk, including ‘The Rachael Ray Show,’ ‘Live with Kelly and Michael,’ ‘Today,’ and ‘Katie.’ She is married to famous American actor Alec Baldwin and is a master at striking a balance between professional and personal life.
Childhood & Early Life
Hilaria Lynn Thomas was born on January 6, 1984, in Majorca, Spain. She spent her childhood in both the United States and in Spain.
During her childhood, she studied flamenco, ballet and gymnastics. When she was 13, Hilaria began international Latin ballroom dancing.
She majored in art history and dance from the New York University. She started teaching Yoga in 2005.
She co-founded ‘Yoga Vida’ right after finishing her education. She opened her first ‘Yoga Vida’ studio at West Village and conducted 36 classes a week!
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Hilaria started her career as a yoga instructor. Before ‘Yoga Vida’ became famous, she would go about dropping flyers in and around New York City as part of her advertising campaign.
She gained prominence as a yoga and wellness expert in 2012 when she earned an opportunity to work as a lifestyle correspondent in the popular American television news magazine, ‘Extra.’ As a lifestyle correspondent, she takes care of the fitness and fashion-related content of the show.
Her popularity increased when famous journals like the ‘New York Times,’ ‘Elle,’ and ‘Yoga Journal’ started writing articles about her and her expertise in yoga, especially ‘Prenatal Yoga.’ She was also featured as fitness authority in famous American talk shows.
Hilaria made use of her popularity and released a DVD titled ‘Home with Hilaria Baldwin’ in October 2013. The DVD was targeted at pregnant women as it was a complete guide about practicing ‘Prenatal Yoga’ for a happy and healthy pregnancy.
In December 2016, she released a book titled ‘The Living Clearly Method.’ Apart from explaining the benefits of yoga, the book also has delicious recipes, timesaving tips, and information about meditation.
Though Hilaria Thomas is a successful entrepreneur and an established instructor, there is no denying the fact that her marriage with Alec Baldwin played a critical role in making her what she is today.
Marriage & Motherhood
After a two-month long engagement, Hilaria and her then boyfriend Alec Baldwin decided to tie the knot. They got married at ‘The Basilica of Saint Patrick's Old Cathedral’ in New York City.
Post her wedding, Hilaria began to hog the limelight, thanks to her actor husband. She used her newly-gained fame to promote healthy lifestyle and wellness. She also opened another ‘Yoga Vida’ studio in NoHo, Manhattan.
Hilaria gave birth to Carmen Gabriela Baldwin on August 23, 2013, when she was 29 years old. Two years later, her son Rafael Thomas Baldwin was born. On September 12, 2016, Hilaria and Alec welcomed their third child, Leonardo Angel Charles Baldwin.
Hilaria spends most of her time in looking after her kids as she embraces motherhood wholeheartedly. She is master at striking a balance between professional and personal life and serves as an inspiration to many working mothers. She is also active on Instagram, where she regularly posts pictures. She has more than 300,000 followers on her Instagram account.